Holywell or Halliwell, Northumberland
Holywell or Halliwell, a colliery village and a township in Earsdon parish, Northumberland, 1½ mile from Earsdon, and 4½ miles NNW of North Shields, with a station for goods on the N.E.R. Post town, Newcastle; money order and telegraph office, Seaton Delaval. Acreage, 1376; population, 2782. An institute, with library, reading and billiard-rooms, was opened in 1892. The manor belongs to the Duke of Northumberland. Coal is extensively worked, and there is a mineral spring.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
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